E. lathyris, a low input demanding crop with high outputs: 

Highly tolerant to drought, and with a high water use efficiency


A cold tolerant crop, withstanding up to -15ºC

A crop highly resistant to pests and diseases

Crop management similar to grain and oil crops

A flexible and adaptable crop to different scenarios: suitable for several climate zones,
availability of crop varieties with diverse life cycles (short, medium and long cycles), amenable also for crop rotation

Biomass produced in an environmentally sound manner